Past Yellow Rose Luncheons

Year     Celebration Speaker                Celebration of

2000           Jean Carnahan, 1st Lady, US Senator                       Children

2001            Dr. Linda Godwin, Astronaut                                      Discovery

2002           Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympic Athlete                    Goodwill

2003           Debbie Turner, Miss America, Broadcaster              Communication

2004           Sharon Enloe-Baum, The Corcoran Group              Heritage

2005           Hollie Howard, Broadway Performer                        Music

2006           Lyah Beth LaFlore, Author                                         Women in Words

2007           Michelle Stauffer, Pilot                                                Women in Flight

2008           Maxine Clark, Build a Bear                                         Women as Entrepreneurs

2009           Hon. Ann Coventon, Judge                                        Women in Law

2010            Patricia R. Miller, Vera Bradley                                  Hope

2011            Becky James-Hatter, Big Brothers Big Sisters        (Celebrating) Mentoring

2012            Liz Bohannan, Sseko Design                                     Celebrating Second Chances

2013            Rebecca N. Welsh, HALO Foundation                     Celebrating Community

2014           Jann Carl, Small Town Big Deal                                 Celebrating our Stories

2015           Robbie Montgomery, Sweetie Pie’s                         Celebrating Sweet Success

2016          Abby Arauz, The Feather Girl                                    Celebrating Generations

2017          Laura Farris Schuffman, Fashion Stylist                 Celebrating Courage

2018         Elaine Veits, Mystery Writer                                      Celebrating Resilience

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2014 Winners   photo 1

Women of Achievement Winners

2000  Marilyn DeFeo, Jeanie Moore 2001   Lori Levine, Sharon Naught 2002   Nancy Gratz, Linda Pullam Key 2003   Donna Deetz, Debra Walker 2004   Connie Cunningham, Jean Wankum 2005   Cynthia Arendt, Sr. Ethel-Marie Biri 2006    Carolyn Atkins, Rita Esterly
2007    Mary Pat Abele 2008    Susie Hinds, Mary Winter 2009    Carolyn Mahoney 2010    Mary Ann Chambers, Tuck Vandyne 2011    Gracia Backer, Ann Harris 2012    Dr. Jahnae Barnett, Dr. Laurel Kramer 2013    Deb Brown, Sr. Evelyn Marie
2014    Audrey Kauffman, Dr. Miriam Fuller 2015     Angela Kirsch, Yvonne Matthews 2016     Paula Burnett, Treaka Young 2017     Jill Hansen, Elizabeth Tina Sellner